variants or boshvark
plural -s
: a southern African bushpig

Word History


obsolete Afrikaans boschvark (now bosvark), from bosch (now bos) + vark pig, from Middle Dutch varken; akin to Old High German farh little pig

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“Boschvark.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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